Original Source CJ Online Blair was arrested April 10 on a charge alleging he knew about the planned attack using a weapon of mass destruction at Fort Riley. Blair defended by Christopher Joseph of Joseph Hollander & Craft faces a federal charge of misprision of a felony. Authorities allege he knew about the planned attack…

Original Source CJ Online A sex crime charge against a former Shawnee County corrections officer was dismissed Wednesday by the district attorney. Aaron Kalka, 41, of Auburn, in March 2014 was charged with one count of aggravated criminal sodomy of a victim younger than 14 by an offender older than 18. Conviction of the offense…

DISCOVERY IN KANSAS CRIMINAL CASES INFORMATION © 2015 Stephen M. Joseph – Joseph Hollander & Craft LLC A criminal defendant has significant mandatory and discretionary pretrial discovery rights (a) under the Kansas Code of Criminal Procedure and (b) as recognized by the Kansas appellate courts. A presumption in favor of full and open disclosure underpins…

Original Source CJ Online This case has been < a href="/former-corrections-officer-aaron-kalka-sex-crime-charges-dropped/">updated Video and audio recorded statements made to law enforcement officers by a former corrections officer charged with the sexual assault of a 5-year-old won’t be allowed in court, a Shawnee County judge ruled Monday. District Court Judge Cheryl Kingfisher also ruled that all polygraph-related…

estate-planning-img

Estate Planning If you don’t have an estate plan, the laws of the state will dictate the distribution of your assets upon your death. Allowing the default laws to dictate the distribution of your estate can result in unintended distributions of your assets, family disagreements, and increased probate costs. No matter the size of your…

dui-defense-won-case

Client hired the DUI Defense Team after trying to navigate through the Kansas Department of Revenue’s Driver Control bureaucracy. After a stop on suspicion of DUI, a law enforcement officer arrested Client for DUI and demanded that she submit to a breath test. Client attempted twice to give a breath sample for testing, but, due…

On January 30, 2015, the Kansas Supreme Court issued an opinion in Wichita vs. Molitor. Mr. Molitor was pulled over for suspicion of driving under the influence (“DUI”). He failed the horizontal gaze nystagmus (“HGN”) test but passed the walk-and-turn test and one-leg stand test. The officer requested a preliminary breath test (“PBT”), which Mr….

Kansas lawmakers have proposed a bill that would reduce the amount of time before you are eligible to expunge a DUI from your criminal record. Currently, Kansas law requires a person to wait 10 years to expunge a DUI arrest or conviction. However, House Bill 2662 would cut that time in half, requiring only a…

Police across the country troll the internet looking for computers with illegal child pornography visible through Limewire or other peer-to-peer software. When a file is found, they obtain IP address information, get a search warrant, and seize all computers located at the residence where the computer containing illegal files is located. The fact that there…

Local police and FBI agents routinely conduct “sting” operations online. They create fake profiles to present themselves as teenage girls and troll chat rooms in search of men who will eventually discuss the possibility of meeting in person for sex. The operations resemble those featured on Dateline’s “To Catch a Predator” series. However, as police…

© 2015 Joseph Hollander & Craft - Website Disclaimer
Design and Hosting provided by Wichita Webmasters

logo-footer

STAY CONNECTED WITH US: